The Education, Psychology & Therapy Clinic
Using evidence-based practice to enable all children reach their potential in life
“The staff and therapists at the EPT Clinic are fantastic. They were amazing with both of us. I couldn’t recommend them enough. Everything was perfect from start to finish”
– Parent, 2019
What We Do
The Education, Psychology and Therapy Clinic (EPT Clinic) is a private child and family health service based in Kilkenny City. We aim to support babies, toddlers, children and young people’s well being, development and learning. We offer psychology, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy to children of all ages.
The clinic operates a family-systemic, disability and mental health service which offers multi-disciplinary assessments, interventions, psycho-education and therapy to children and families. We offer comprehensive assessments and child-centred, fun, therapeutic and educational interventions to families and schools. We also offer training and courses to parents, children, teachers and professionals on a range of topics – online and in person.
Lorraine O.B. Madden
C. Psychol., Ps.S.I. M6672 M.A. B. Ed. Psych. Ad.Dip.
Clinical Director Lorraine O.B. Madden C. Psychol., Ps.S.I. M6672 M.A. B. Ed. Psych. Ad.Dip. is a Chartered Child and Adolescent Educational Psychologist, registered with the Psychological Society of Ireland. She worked in the HSE in Children’s Services before opening the EPT Clinic in 2019. Lorraine and the clinic’s highly qualified team believe in helping all children reach their full potential.
Prenatal and Baby Service
From Conception to 18 months.
Early Intervention Services 0-5 years
The EPT Clinic provide early intervention for children aged 0-5 years across all areas of development supporting motor, speech and language, social, emotional and behavioural development and wellbeing.
Child & Adolescent Health Services 6-24 years
The EPT Clinic provides children and adolescents from 6 to 24 years support to develop cognitive and learning, motor, speech and language, social, emotional and behavioural skills. We also support mental health and wellbeing.
Specialist Autism Lifespan Services
The specialist autism service supports development and wellbeing in those with autism, as well as providing diagnostic assessments for all ages.
Online Learning and Help
Online Courses and Learning
Online Therapy / Intervention